Antonyms of CHILDISH

Examples of usage:

  1. " He wrote quite firmly, just before Christmas," she added, " but I told him that Dad had been such an angel and liked so much to have me here- -" And Cherry's smile was full of childish triumph. "Sisters" by Kathleen Norris
  2. Helpless at a crisis, Annie Warren could only stand silent, the pink, childish under- lip held tight between her teeth to prevent a quiver. "A Breath of Prairie and other stories" by Will Lillibridge
  3. It was a weak, childish feeling no doubt. "The Tangled Skein" by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
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